Re: Debian coding style?
Zygo Blaxell wrote:
>>10. Function/method size: bigger is not better. Functions and methods shoul
>>be kept to a maximum of 40-50 lines. Larger methods should be broken down
>>into several smaller methods.
>It would appear that this rule combined with the 78-column line length is
>designed to make all functions fit on a single page of printed paper. This
>is a completely arbitrary decision (why 78? Why not 130? Why 50 lines,
I have noticed that many laser printers, that have been left at their
default settings, print 78 characters and throw away the rest of the line.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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